The Heat Recruitment IT Salary Survey is your definitive guide to IT remuneration trends and salaries across the UK. Our research is based on industry trends and the thousands of recruitment and job searches performed each year, providing you the information you need to make informed hiring decisions.
The IT sector continues to grow across discipline and industry, which is creating more opportunities for businesses and professionals alike. However, with increased hiring and a dwindling talent pool, finding the right candidate remains the biggest challenge facing IT hiring managers in the year ahead – and there are no signs of this abating.
This talent shortage is having profound impact on businesses, many whose growth ambitions rely on the availability of IT talent to contribute to transformation and digitalisation projects. Competition to attract the very best is fierce, with those offering enhanced work-life balance, including flexible working on top of a competitive salary and benefits winning the war for talent. Companies that provide a smooth and efficient recruitment process are therefore best positioned to secure the most highly sought after talent on the market.